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Home Away awarded $20,000 prize by The Center for Civic Engagement at Lick-Wilmerding High School.

Chosen through a competitive grant process by students in the Philantrhopy Initiative Class, Home Away is a proud recipient of this award for substantive betterment of society. 


Home Away Selected for Lurie Foundation Legacy Grant

Home Away is awarded a $350,000 Legacy Grant as the Louis R. Lurie Foundation closes its doors. 


Marin Independent Journal Features Home Away Fundraiser

Home Away's annual Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser at Nature Friend's Tourist Club was featured in an article in the Marin IJ. 


Benefit Concert for Home Away

Hometown band Lords of Sealand hosted a benefit concert for Home Away at El Rio.


Home Away at SPUR

SPUR hosted an evening of lightening talks (Pecha Kucha) on the topic of homelessness in San Francisco. Board Member Ellen Burke presented on the work Home Away does to a standing room crowd as part of a panel of seven speakers.


There’s No Place like Home Away

The National Park Service features Home Away in it's Call to Action.


Home Away Founder Jeanie Kortum wins Silver Spur award for Lifetime Civic Achievement 

The Silver SPUR Award is the most prominent award for lifetime civic achievement in San Francisco, and honors distinct individuals whose goals and achievements have made San Francisco and the Bay Area a better place to live, work and play. 


SF Chronicle Magazine feature 

Our founder Jeanie Kortum pens the feature article on Beach House for the Sunday Magazine at SF Chronicle.